Sheriff Assault en Barre, Vermont Police Probe Assault on Deputy Sheriff <p>Police in Barre are looking for a man who fled the scene after nearly running down a sheriff's deputy who was working on a traffic control detail.<br><br>Barre police say the deputy was working a traffic detail at the intersection of Washington and Academy streets early Friday when a white Subaru Impreza came toward the deputy and forced him to jump into his cruiser to avoid being hit.<br><br>The car then hit a utility pole and the driver jumped out and fled. The sheriff tried to pursue the man, but was limited by his own injuries suffered by jumping out of the way.<br> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48962 at